In this conversation with Laura Roeder, you’ll learn about the magic of repurposing in your social media marketing. Laura is founder of MeetEdgar, a social media automation tool that she designed when she was frustrated with the limitations of the other options available. In addition to founding MeetEdgar, Laura has given talks at prominent conferences and has appeared in Forbes, Mashable, and other major publications.
If you love sweets, which do you think would be a better option: practicing and developing willpower by keeping a bag of candies in the house but only allowing yourself to eat one a day, or not bringing candy into the house at all to avoid expending your willpower reserves? While this podcast is about marketing rather than dieting, this is a perfect analogy for social media in terms of having apps on our phones and constant easy access. In today’s episode, Gavin McGarry and I take differing stances on this question as part of a conversation that covers social media, various types of groups, the differences between generations, the future of augmented reality, and much more.
Ben Landis and Michael Tetro (who just goes by Tetro) are the founders of Fanbase, a social media technology platform that helps brands and celebrities to massively expand their reach. I’ve used the tool myself and have seen a dramatic increase in my followers, as I’ll explain on the show! Fanbase came about after Ben grew his personal Twitter from 150 followers all the way up to 1.5 million over the course of two years. Together, they’ve helped more than 600 clients gain more than 40 million real followers, and they’re here today to share their advice and strategies with you.
Today’s guest, Kim Garst, is one of the world’s most retweeted people among digital marketers, and her site, kimgarst.com, is one of the top social media resources. She’s also a renowned marketing strategist and the bestselling author of Will the Real You Please Stand Up: Show Up, Be Authentic, and Prosper in Social Media. In our chat, Kim discusses the path she took to become the powerful influencer she is today.
Jay Baer is a renowned business strategist, keynote speaker, and New York Times bestselling author of five books. Throughout his career, he has advised over 700 companies (including an impressive 31 of the Fortune 500). These days, he travels the world helping businesses get (and keep) more customers. In this conversation, you’ll learn why it’s important to be nice even -- or especially -- to haters. Jay also shares some brilliant insight into reputation management, particularly if your online reputation is already less than stellar. His other tips and techniques include strategies for building your online community and audience, and being more selective (rather than broad) about who you’re marketing to. Tune in for all this and much more!
Brian Carter has 18 years of business success under his belt and has consulted with clients, including NBC, Microsoft, Universal Studios, and even the U.S. Army. His latest course, The Facebook Leads and Sales Machine, gives some insight into how highly he values Facebook as an advertising tool--and he’ll explain much more about that in this conversation.